Subject: Re: delay before cpu_reset()
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Seifert <email@example.com>
Date: 10/09/1998 10:29:11
>> does some object to this change ?
> That would slow the reboot process down even more. If it were
> interruptible, I guess I wouldn't mind, but otherwise, ick.
It strikes me as the wrong approach. In many (most?) cases
there will not be a human staring at the console to see whatever
flashes by, plus there is often too much to fit on a screen and/or
The real solution is to log the info somewhere. There is the
serial terminal with lots of scrollback approach, or use a printer,
or a tip/cu line from another machine.
Logging the info on the machine itself depends on what you want to
trust during a panic. :-(